Wayne County

Wayne County Pick A Better Snack students are making healthy living goals. 

Students tasting cranberries!

Students exercising in the Pick a Better Snack and Act program.

Wayne County Extension is a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Wayne County

The Wayne County Extension and Outreach office has research-based information and education available. Please consider this resource when you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business or farm. Wayne County Extension brings Iowa State University research to you.

The Wayne County Extension meeting room is now available for the public to rent. 

The office space and meeting area are new as of April of 2016.

The space is accessed by outside entrance and includes a large kitchen with a stove, refrigerator and sizable island.  It is handicap accessible and includes two rest rooms and a large gathering area--perfect for meetings, family get-togethers, parties, showers, etc., and also has onsite wi-fi.

The fee is $50.00 for a half day (approx. 4 hours) or $75.00 for a full day.  A $50 refundable deposit is also required.

Please contact the Wayne County Extension at 641-872-1755 or e-mail to kmartley@iastate.edu to make arrangements.


Dates to Remember:
  • 2/21/18 - Extension Council meeting
  • 2/21/18 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance appointments
  • 2/22/18 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance appointments
  • 2/28/18 - Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course
  • 2/28/18 - County Fair 4-H Judge selection meeting
  • 2/28/18 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance appointments
  • 3/5/18 - Week 1, Girl Talk
  • 3/7/18 - Ornamental and Turf Applicators Continuing Instruction Course
  •  3/12/18 - Week 2, Girl Talk
  • 3/26/18 - Week 3, Girl Talk
  • 4/2/18 - Week 4, Girl Talk
       February 4-H Newsletter 2018
Wayne Co. Fairbook 2017



County News

February 21, 2018

Oppurtunity for youth grades 4th-12th. 

Publication on Stress
February 13, 2018

Stress can sometimes be traced to a single overwhelming event: a job loss, family change, or natural disaster. Much stress, however, creeps up gradually as people try to cram more activities into their lives or make their dollars stretch too far. Families can plan to better manage their resources and reduce stress.

Joyce Lash
February 7, 2018

Meet Joyce Lash, your Extension Specialist in Family Finance. Joyce is a Human Sciences team member providing education, programming, and project support for community initiatives for twelve counties in Iowa.

January 30, 2018

Proper soil fertility management is key to maintaining and improving forage productivity.

Sponsor for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
January 24, 2018

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is a free service to assist taxpayers with the preparation of their tax returns.


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